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Taking Your iPhoto '11 to the Max

Book Description

Taking Your iPhoto '11 to the Max walks users through Apple's most popular software application in the iLife suite--iPhoto. This book helps people use iPhoto to its fullest to organize and create digital memories and keepsakes of their life.

  • Learn all about Apple's newest version of iPhoto--iPhoto '11

  • Explore iPhoto one menu button at a time

  • Walk-through tutorials guide you step-be-step

What you'll learn:

  • How to import existing photo libraries from popular Windows applications

  • How to organize and edit your photos

  • How to tag and sort your photos using iPhoto's Faces and Places features

  • How to create Events, albums, and smart photo albums

  • Create personalized keepsakes like books, cards, and slideshows using your photos

  • Share your photos via MobileMe, Flickr, and Facebook...all without leaving the iPhoto app!

Table of Contents

  1. Title Page
  2. Dedication
  3. Contents at a Glance
  4. Contents
  5. About the Author
  6. About the Technical Reviewer
  7. Acknowledgments
  8. Introduction
  9. Chapter 1: Getting Familiar with iPhoto '11
    1. Getting iPhoto '11
    2. iPhoto '11 System Requirements
    3. Keeping iPhoto '11 Up-to-Date
    4. What You'll Need to Know
    5. What Is iPhoto?
    6. Launching iPhoto
    7. The iPhoto '11 Interface
    8. Summary
  10. Chapter 2: Importing Your Photos
    1. Understanding How iPhoto Handles Imported Photographs
    2. Importing from a Digital Camera or Card Reader
    3. Import Steps at a Glance
    4. During an Import
    5. After a Successful Import: The Last Import Window
    6. Importing from a Folder on Your Mac or from an External Device
    7. Saving Photos to iPhoto from Apple's Mail Application
    8. Importing from an iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad
    9. Dealing with Duplicates
    10. Summary
  11. Chapter 3: Marking and Searching Your Photos
    1. iPhoto's Information Pane
    2. What Is EXIF?
    3. Changing Your Photo's Date and Time
    4. Changing Your Photo's Name and Adding a Description
    5. Adding Keywords to Your Photos
    6. Flagging Your Photos
    7. Rating Your Photos
    8. Hiding Your Photos
    9. Deleting Your Photos
    10. The Contextual Menu
    11. Searching Your Photos
    12. Searching by Text
    13. Searching by Date
    14. Searching by Keywords
    15. Searching by Ratings
    16. Summary
  12. Chapter 4: Navigating and Organizing Your Photos: Events and Albums
    1. Events
    2. Events vs. Albums
    3. Regular vs. Smart Albums
    4. Creating Albums
    5. Viewing Your Photos
    6. Summary
  13. Chapter 5: Organizing Your Photos: Faces
    1. Creating Faces Collections
    2. The Faces Corkboard
    3. The Faces Information Pane
    4. Inside a Faces Collection
    5. Confirming or Rejecting Suggested Matches in a Faces Collection
    6. Naming Faces and Adding Missing Faces Manually
    7. Removing People
    8. Using Faces with Facebook
    9. Summary
  14. Chapter 6: Organizing Your Photos: Places
    1. What Is Location Data?
    2. The Places Map
    3. Viewing Your Photos in Places
    4. Places Mini-Maps in the Information Pane
    5. Manually Adding Locations to Photos
    6. Managing Places
    7. Using Places to Create Smart Albums
    8. Summary
  15. Chapter 7: Editing Your Photos
    1. The Editing Window
    2. Quick Fixes
    3. Effects
    4. Adjust
    5. Cool iPhoto Editing Tricks
    6. Summary
  16. Chapter 8: Creating Keepsakes: Books, Cards, Calendars, and Slideshows
    1. Keepsakes and the Create Menu
    2. Creating a Book
    3. Creating a Card
    4. Creating a Calendar
    5. Buying Your Keepsakes
    6. Creating a Slideshow
    7. Creating an Instant Slideshow
    8. Summary
  17. Chapter 9: Sharing Your Photos Digitally
    1. The Share Menu
    2. Ordering Prints
    3. Sharing Your Photos Online
    4. MobileMe
    5. Flickr
    6. Facebook
    7. Sharing Photos via Email
    8. Viewing Sharing Information for a Photo
    9. Sending Your Photos to iWeb or iDVD
    10. Burning Photos to a CD or DVD for Viewing in iPhoto
    11. Setting a Photo as Your Desktop Picture
    12. Summary
  18. Chapter 10: Advanced iPhoto Tips and Tricks
    1. Full-Screen View
    2. Playing and Editing Video
    3. iPhoto Preferences
    4. iPhoto Library Tips
    5. Subscribing to a Photo Feed
    6. Exporting Your Photos
    7. Summary
  19. Index